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Monday, February 18, 2019

Story of youngest Marathon victim inspires a local plea for peace

Northborough – As he reflected on the aftermath of the devastating Boston Marathon bombings, Ernie Rivard, a pastoral assistant at St. Rose of Lima Church, said he was particularly moved by the story of the youngest victim, little 8-year-old Martin Richard. "I saw two images that especially struck me," Rivard said. "One was of him making his first Communion and the other was of him holding a sign that said "No more hurting people. Peace.""

Are you a “Community Advocate”?

We know there are so many wonderful non-profit groups in the community that work on behalf of children, senior citizens, cultural programs or those...

North American premiere performance of Bach’s St. Mark Passion to be performed in Worcester

Worcester - Johann Sebastian Bach’s 1744 St. Mark Passion, as reconstructed by Robert Koolstra (2017) will be performed by the Trinity Lutheran Choir and...

Upcoming Northborough workshop reduces fear and risk of falling   

By Christine Galeone, ontributing Writer Northborough – The Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu once said “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”...

India Society of Worcester celebrates Diwali at Worcester Art Museum

By Adway S. Wakekar, Contributing Writer Worcester – The India Society of Worcester hosted its third annual Diwali celebration in conjunction with the Worcester Art Museum...

Shrewsbury awarded $33 million grant for new Beal School

Boston/Shrewsbury - State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg, chair of the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA), and MSBA Executive Director/Deputy CEO John K. McCarthy announced...

‘Community Conversation on Opioid Abuse’ Oct. 24 in Clinton

Region - Representative Harold Naughton (D-Worcester), in collaboration with Representative Kate Hogan (D-Stow), Representative Kimberly N. Ferguson (R-Holden), and Representative Danielle W. Gregoire (D-Marlborough),...

Retiring superintendent reflects on 42 years in education

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – Mary Jo Nawrocki, the Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS) superintendent and director, has announced that...

MBTA to resume special $10 weekend commuter rail fare pilot; $10 all-weekend fares valid...

Boston – The MBTA and its operating partner for Commuter Rail, Keolis Commuter Services, announced the special $10 Commuter Rail weekend fare pilot will...

Introduction to Judaism Series begins this month

Region - The Introduction to Judaism is an engaging 16-session course for anyone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of Jewish life. Open to...